Establishing Mentoring Pipeline of Women through Education and Research in STEM

EMPOWERS is an organization to engage in and create programs in education, research, and community activities to support and enrich student participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines in the state of West Virginia, with a primary focus on K -12 female students.


Recognizing the Wise, Wonderful Women of West Virginia who guide us to the way leading to success. Read more here.


In the “Ambassadress program,” female university students serve as the ambassadresses of high school female students. The “Ambassadress program” is sponsored by NASA WV Consortium and American Association of University Women (AAUW).


Girls Interested in Rapidly Learning Software (GIRLS) is a workshop for middle school girls to learn the basics of programming and get hands-on in different programming languages. The “GIRLS” program is sponsored by National Center for Women & Technology (NCWIT).


Rocketeers at WVSU funded by NASA WV Space Grant Consortium is a summer camp that aims to promote interest in STEM through hands-on, stimulating and age appropriate activities from a curriculum designed by MIT Edgerton Center.